Creating the conceptual design

The conceptual design is created with the documentation of the requirements, constraints, and assumptions. The design documentation should include a list of each of the design factors. The conceptual design guides the design. All logical and physical design elements can be mapped back to the conceptual design in order to provide justifications for design decisions.

How to do it...

To create the conceptual design, follow the given steps:

  1. Use the design factors to form the conceptual design.
  2. Organize the design factors to be easily referenced during the design process.
  3. Create high-level diagrams that document the functional blocks of the design.

How it works...

The conceptual design should include a brief overview that describes ...

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